Enhancing Employee Engagement: Personalised Learning Approaches for Organisational Development
Employee engagement is essential to the success of any organisation. Engaged employees are more productive, creative, and committed to their work. It is only logical for organisations to want to capitalise on this for their development.
So what can they do?
Organisations can focus on personalised learning approaches tailored to their employees’ needs and preferences to build engagement and add constructive value. In this article, we will look at the different ways organisations can incorporate personalised learning into their development strategy.
1) Assess individual learning styles and preferences
Everyone has a unique way of learning. Some prefer visual aids, while others prefer hands-on experiences. By assessing employees’ learning styles and preferences, organisations can tailor training programs to meet these specific needs.
2) Create a learning path
3) Make the most of technological advancements
Technology can be an effective tool for delivering personalised learning experiences. For example, organisations can use e-learning platforms that offer various learning options like videos, podcasts, and interactive modules. This allows employees to choose the learning methods and modules that work best for them.
4) Offer mentoring and coaching
Mentoring and coaching are powerful tools for personalised learning. Pairing employees with a mentor or coach with experience in their field provides them with personalised guidance and feedback to develop skills and knowledge.
A Micro case study:
Goldman Sachs provided mentoring and coaching through experienced mentors who regularly offered guidance and feedback, shared their industry insights and experiences, and helped the employees develop their skills and knowledge, resulting in improved performance and higher work engagement.(4)
By incorporating personalised learning approaches into the organisational development strategy, organisations can increase employee engagement and enhance overall organisational success. However, implementing these approaches requires expertise and experience.
We at Walchand Plus help organisations do exactly that.
We can assess employees’ learning styles and preferences, create a learning path that aligns with different organisations’ development goals, and use technology and coaching to deliver personalised learning experiences.
If increasing employee engagement for organisational development is on your agenda, contact
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4. A well-established EVP is the result of a proactive and intentional approach: Deepika Banerjee, Goldman Sachs